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Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) neighborhood in Reading, Pennsylvania (PA), 19601, 19602, 19604 detailed profile


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Area: 0.796 square miles

Population: 16,541

Population density:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

20,783 people per square mile
Reading:

8,919 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Penn's Commons in Reading, PA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Penn's Commons in Reading, PA
Races in Penn's Commons in Reading neighborhood in PA
Household income distribution in 2013 in Penn's Commons in Reading neighborhood in PA
Median household income in 2016:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

$27,600
Reading:

$25,865

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Penn's Commons in Reading neighborhood in PA

Median rent in 2016:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

$539
Reading:

$619

Zip codes: 19601, 19602, 19604.

Males:

8,591
Females:

7,950
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

29.9 years
Whole city:

29.7 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.4 years
Whole city:

33.1 years

Average household size:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

5.8 people
Reading:

3.2 people

Percentage of family households:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

48.7%
Reading:

50.2%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

19.9%
Reading:

27.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

11.4%
Reading:

11.5%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

18.7%
Reading:

16.6%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

28.0%
Reading:

26.0%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

22.2%
city:

22.9%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

19.4%
Reading:

16.0%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

43.5%
Reading:

44.3%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

16.6%
Reading:

18.0%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

19.4%
city:

19.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

20.4%
Reading:

18.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 217
  • 3 rooms: 129
  • 4 rooms: 190
  • 5 rooms: 277
  • 6 rooms: 682
  • 7 rooms: 387
  • 8 rooms: 412
  • 9+ rooms: 216
Note: State values scaled to Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

  • 1 room: 1,206
  • 2 rooms: 565
  • 3 rooms: 848
  • 4 rooms: 948
  • 5 rooms: 595
  • 6 rooms: 539
  • 7 rooms: 478
  • 8 rooms: 482
  • 9+ rooms: 228
Note: State values scaled to Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

  • no bedroom: 218
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 367
  • 3 bedrooms: 855
  • 4 bedrooms: 440
  • 5+ bedrooms: 394
Note: State values scaled to Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

  • no bedroom: 1,354
  • 1 bedroom: 1,322
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,121
  • 3 bedrooms: 822
  • 4 bedrooms: 489
  • 5+ bedrooms: 403
Note: State values scaled to Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Reading:

1.6

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.5
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

46.5%
Reading:

59.3%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (5.5% of all units):
    Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

    $56,547
    Pennsylvania:

    $238,147

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (40.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $41,120
    Pennsylvania:

    $174,860

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 218
  • 2010 to 2013: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 370
  • 1990 to 1999: 674
  • 1980 to 1989: 376
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,146
  • 1960 to 1969: 493
  • 1950 to 1959: 564
  • 1940 to 1949: 846
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,522
Note: State values scaled to Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District) Reading PA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2016 (higher means more crime):
City:

351.5
U.S. average:

236.5

Mode of transportation to work in Penn's Commons in Reading, PA
Time Leaving Home for Work in Penn's Commons in Reading neighborhood in PA
Commute time to work in Penn's Commons in Reading neighborhood in PA

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    16.1%
    city:

    15.6%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    14.8%

  • Percentage of males in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    11.6%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    7.8%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    23.0%
    city:

    22.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    5.3%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    18.8%
    city:

    13.7%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    4.7%
    city:

    3.4%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    32.8%
    city:

    31.4%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    25.3%
    city:

    27.3%

  • Percentage of females in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    20.3%
    city:

    16.5%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    8.5%
    city:

    4.7%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

    32.0%
    Reading:

    21.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

    4.8%
    Reading:

    5.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

    1.7%
    Reading:

    0.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

    24.2%
    Reading:

    7.5%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

44.8%
Reading:

36.8%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

2000
Reading:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

2009
Reading:

2012

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Penn's Commons (Penn's Commons Historic District):

84.7%
Reading:

61.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

US Hwy 422 Bus (Franklin St)

Length: 0.77 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 629 to 1299

Roads and streets:

Elm St

Length: 1.12 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 616 to 1450

Walnut St

Length: 1.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 621 to 1499

Chestnut St

Length: 0.92 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 626 to 1299

Green St

Length: 0.91 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1499

Buttonwood St

Length: 0.87 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1450

Spruce St

Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 627 to 1499

Washington St

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 622 to 1099

N 8th St

Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 607

N 11th St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

N 9th St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

N 10th St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

Moss St

Length: 0.63 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

Greenwich St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1399

Mulberry St

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

Court St

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 637 to 1099

Cedar St

Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 599

Cherry St

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 692 to 1099

Penn St

Length: 0.54 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 694 to 1099

Clymer St

Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 198

Perkiomen Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1100 to 1339

Locust St

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 599

E Linden St

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 599

N 14th St

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 599

Reed St

Length: 0.39 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 1 to 399

N 13th St

Length: 0.39 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 573

N 12th St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 525

Birch St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 573

S 9th St

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

S 10th St

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

S 11th St

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

S 8th St

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Constitution Blvd

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Poplar St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Bingaman St

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 747 to 999

N 7th St

Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: N-S

Fehrs Ct

Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1000 to 1299

Saul's Ct

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Weimer St

Length: 0.26 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1100 to 1299

Orange St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Maple St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Heckmans Ct

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 599

Gilbert St

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 199

Peach St

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Nail Aly

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 37 to 99

Hill Rd

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1200 to 1399

S 12th St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 299

Plum St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 323

Wunder St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 299

Ecks Ct

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 400 to 599

Lemon St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 289

Mineral Spring Rd

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1301 to 1499

Eckert Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1299

Good St

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 1300 to 1399

Lombard St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 399

Justice Ave

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S

Ziebers Ct

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Eck's Ct

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S

Sauls Ct

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 200 to 1099

Fishers Ct

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 299

Vine St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 199

Chapel Ter

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 299

S 13th St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 299

S 7th St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 308

Little Wunder St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Fidelity St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1200 to 1299

Shearers Garden Dr

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W

Hinnershitz St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 900 to 999

Schmecks Ct

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W

Mohns Ct

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Master St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 899

Molino St

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 700 to 799

Rummel's Ct

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W

Dick St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W

Heckman Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S

Poplar Ln

Length: 0.05 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Little Cherry St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1100 to 1199

Green Ln

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Maitland St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 199

Dumns Ct

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S

Deem St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 700 to 799

Hoffmans Ct

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 298

Geigers Ct

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 900 to 999

Palm Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1100 to 1199

Sandt St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

Spring Garden St

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 300 to 331

Rummels Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 299

Geiger's Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: N-S

Railroad features:

Conrail RR

Length: 0.74 miles
Direction: N-S
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